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December
9

Fashionista Friday: Ranisha’s Off the Shoulder Sweater Action

Fashionistas, one item I will ALWAYS have in my closet, no matter the year or decade, is a black oversized sweater for layering with leggings and jeans. This one item is timeless and versatile for many occasions. It can be paired with almost any color, pattern, or texture. I, for one, love to rock my […]

Fashionista Friday: Ranisha's Off the Shoulder Sweater Action
December
2

Fashionista Friday: The Classic Brown Boot

Today’s Friday Fashionista shows us you can bring a bit of New England charm and swag to the West Coast. Our fashionista today, Katherine, is a New England transplant to the Sand Diego sun. She has a true passion for fashion, especially with secondhand and Goodwill shopping. She even writes her own blog, Mook and […]

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November
25

Fashionista Friday: DIY Projects for the Holidays

Happy Black Friday, fashionistas! I know everyone is out shopping (at Goodwill I hope! 🙂 ) and enjoying the morning. When you get back from the AM fun, sit back, relax, and go ga-ga over these home goods items that a few fashionistas will be re-purposing and transforming! We all know the giving season can […]

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November
15

Paint the Town With Chalk Paint DIY Adventure

For several years now, I’ve always wanted to embark on my very own, relatively high-effort, DIY project. Especially one involving transforming a useful piece of furniture seen at Goodwill into something I could envision in my own bedroom. I’ve tried to paint counter tops and other small items in the past but the projects were […]

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September
29

Guest Blogger: What a dish! Random DIY pieces become talk of the Tea

Here’s a super easy, really fun project for DIYers of all ages.   The result is a one-of-a-kind serving tray, created in just an hour and a half, that is sure to get many “Oohs!” and “Aahs!” What do you need?  For each serving tray, select three dishes of varying sizes going from bigger to smaller […]

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August
29

Edited for Goodwill Summer Trunk Show Recap

Fashionistas, I cannot believe it is already over. This year’s Summer Trunk Show at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery came and went before I even knew it – mainly because it was extraordinarily fun and a 100% success. Last Wednesday through Friday DC Goodwill celebrated another trunk show. Filled with gems galore, the event was […]

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July
29

Fashionista Friday: Blake’s DIY Pink and Chevron Accent Chair

Dearest readers, it’s time for a DIY Fashionista Friday, and I KNOW you’ll love today’s feature. Designer and blogger, Blake Mason, has a true talent for mixing colors and making old furniture look bright and new again. After finding some of her projects while perusing the #Goodwill hashtag, I instantly became hooked on her graphic […]

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June
6

3 Steps to Turn Your T-Shirt into a Halter Crop Top

Fashionistas, this past weekend, I picked up an old (dated 1990) Harley Davidson shirt for only a couple of bucks. Even though it was DEFINITELY not my size, I knew I had to take it home with me, because I’m such a big sucker for everything and anything vintage. After taking it home, I thought […]

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May
27

Fashionista Friday: Jen’s Teapot-to-Vase Transformation

I love coming across #MyGoodwillFind tags on Instagram showcasing DIY home decor moves that are so simple yet so genius. It makes me realize that Pinterest isn’t the only place for inspiration. Anyway, as you know, I’m always trying to spice up my living space, and it’s hacks like these that make home transformations so easy […]

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May
13

Fashionista Friday: From Dresser to Media Console Spring Upcycle

Not only is spring about flowers and warmer temps, but it also can be about cleaning and redecorating your current living space! Today’s Friday Fashionistas are a husband and wife duo, who have a true knack and talent for upcycling everything from home decor to wooden furniture. They’re an incredibly cute duo, who have been […]

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